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Mobile Irrigation Lab & Water Conservation Program

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With the support of a horticultural and irrigation program assistant as well as an office assistant, this program provides research-proven information to residents to help reduce their usage of drinking-quality water for irrigation while maintaining attractive, healthy landscapes.

Mobile Irrigation Lab

FREE personalized evaluation of your irrigation and landscape with our Mobile Irrigation Laboratory for possible water savings.

Water Conservation Workshops

Workshops are held to teach the practices and principles of conserving water in the landscape while maintaining an attractive, healthy landscape.

Water-Wise Landscape Awards

The Water-Wise Awards program is designed to recognize attractive, water conserving landscapes for homes and businesses. The program recognizes examples of outstanding Florida-Friendly, water-wise landscaping within the community.

RECENT WATER stories

Save Some Water – Meet our Mobile Irrigation Lab Team

The Manatee County Extension Service Mobile Irrigation Lab will come to your home or business and conduct a full evaluation of the landscape and irrigation system...
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Lawn Dry Spots May Lead You to Plant Sale or Plant Clinic

Most years, May brings dry, hot weather. And, during dry periods, many people wrongly blame pests for dry spots in their lawns.Dry spots are the result of imperfections in an irrigation system. They’re revealed during extended dry weather....
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Introductory Irrigation for Landscape and Irrigation Professionals Workshop

This is a excellent opportunity for landscapers and irrigation professionals to learn about irrigation systems.  The class will be a mix of classroom and hands-on experiences with local Extension agents who come from the landscape and irrigation...
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